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Corporate Directors Forum Names Six San Diego Executives 2014 Director Of The Year Honorees

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SOURCE Corporate Directors Forum

SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Directors Forum is recognizing six San Diego directors for their high standards in corporate governance at its annual Director of the Year awards.

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The awards will be presented Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla and will celebrate directors who have made a significant positive contribution in the boardroom and behind the scenes. The directors being recognized are:

  • Frederick T. Muto, director, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc., honored as Director of the Year for Corporate Governance. 
  • Gerald T. Proehl, president, CEO and director, Santarus Inc., honored as Director of the Year for Enhancement of Economic Value. 
  • John W. Kozarich, Ph.D., chairman, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc., honored as Director of the Year for Companies in Transition.
  • Susan R. Salka, CEO, president and director, AMN Healthcare, honored as Director of the Year for Corporate Citizenship.
  • Kathleen Sellick, fmr. president and CEO, Rady Children's Hospital, honored as Director of the Year for Corporate Governance, Not-for-Profit Board.
  • Karin Eastham, director, various boards, recognized for Lifetime Achievement in Corporate Governance. 

"Corporate Directors Forum believes better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better organizations," said Jack Yelverton, Director of the Year co-chairman. "The 2014 honorees exemplify how leadership, business acumen and adherence to strong governance practices can make a positive difference in the boardroom and for the organizations those boards represent."

The Director of the Year Awards dinner is open to the public and ticket prices are $250 per person or $2,000 for a table of 10. Sponsorships are also available. To make reservations, please call 858/455-7930 or e-mail events@directorsforum.com.  

Corporate Directors Forum, a 501c(6) located in San Diego, is the largest regional association of corporate directors in the U.S. and offers regular, interactive education programs for directors, officers and business leaders. The organization also hosts "Directors Forum: Directors, Management & Shareholders in Dialogue" every January.  CDF's purpose is to help directors be better directors through director education and peer-to-peer networking.

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